• Friday
  • August 29, 2014
  • Last updated: 7:33am
Hong Kong




Refine Your Search

Sort by

Related Keywords

Search Results

Results 1 - 10 of 4287 for immigration department

Related topics matching your search

Search results

  1. Scheme may scrap foreign residency rule

    Posted May 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Simpson Cheung simpson.cheung@scmp.com The Immigration Department will consider next year whether to seek removal of a requirement for mainlanders to have foreign residency before seeking ... stopped in 2010 to cool the property market. Assistant principal immigration officer Benson Kwok Joon-fung said the mainland's exchange and exit controls required its citizens to gain foreign ...

  2. Immigration charges set to increase

    Posted Apr 05th 2006, 12:00am by Felix Chan

    ... Felix Chan The Immigration Department has proposed raising 30 service charges by up to 21 per cent this summer to achieve full cost recovery by 2013. Under the plan, an ordinary visa ... to recover the full cost of providing the services,' a department spokesman said. 'The fee increases are moderate and should have little impact on the daily life of the general ...

  3. Investor immigrant hits jackpot in one year

    Posted Feb 09th 2007, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong An applicant's HK$6.5 million placed on a single stock became HK$44 million One successful applicant under the government's investor immigration scheme saw the HK$6.5 million minimum investment increase to HK$44 million in a year after putting it on a single stock, the Immigration Department said yesterday. The canny punter was one of almost 1,000 people ...

  4. 60 businessmen lured by investor immigrant plan

    Posted Oct 25th 2003, 12:00am by Ella Lee, Stella Lee

    ... but he would not advise his clients to take this shortcut for the moment, since the Immigration Department might not easily accept this type of applicant. Another immigration consultant, Eugene ... Stella Lee Early applicants under the new scheme plan to invest $400m At least 60 overseas businessmen plan to join the new investor immigration scheme due to be launched on Monday, ...

  5. Our investor immigration scheme is based on complete fallacies

    Posted Feb 12th 2007, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... with Jake van der Kamp 'One successful applicant under the government's investor immigration scheme saw the HK$6.5 million minimum investment increase to HK$44 million in a year after putting it on a single stock, the Immigration Department said yesterday.' SCMP, February 9 OTHER PLACES SEEK to attract doctors or nuclear physicists but in Hong Kong we have landed ...

  6. Eased migrant scheme draws more applicants

    Posted Feb 24th 2008, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... last month. The applications included 74 people who had earlier been rejected for failing to meet the previous requirements, according to Helen Chan Wing-mui, the Immigration Department's assistant director of visas and policies. A department spokesman said: 'After the changes to the scheme last month, the department looked at the 74 applications again and re- assessed ...

  7. High-end department stores scratch that itch for a bit of luxury

    Posted Dec 23rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... special Christmas services and global delivery, these are where to head when you're looking for a special gift (even for yourself) and a refuge from the bargain-hungry crowds. Some department ... and exclusive chocolates. The other one-stop shop in London for Christmas is Selfridges. This department store's food section is also well known, as are its eye-catching window displays. For its ...

  8. Migrant investors require caution

    Posted Jun 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... with 2009's, they show that interest from potential investors is undiminished. The Immigration Department will consider two more significant changes when it reviews the scheme- asking Beijing to relax ... for more than 80 per cent of successful applicants. Immigration consultant Thomas Kut estimates that 30 to 50 per cent more mainland applicants would come here. These changes should be considered ...

  9. Standard Life targets immigrants from mainland

    Posted Feb 15th 2011, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... Charlotte So Standard Life (Asia), which saw sales in Hong Kong double to HK$500 million last year from 2009, is to launch an investment-linked insurance product for mainland immigrants ... for immigration purposes since July last year. Standard Life will also increase its headcount by 10 per cent to 110 this year to cater for business growth. ...

  10. Migrants invest $1.69b for right of abode

    Posted Nov 06th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... were released yesterday by the Immigration Department in a review of the progress of the capital investment entrant scheme, which was introduced last October. Under the scheme, immigrants can ... for a flat in the Mid-Levels. Simon Peh Yun-lu, Immigration Department assistant director (visas and policies), said the agency was satisfied with the response and believed that the required minimum ...




SCMP.com Account